Becoming a Foster Parent

“Becoming a foster parent was the best decision I have ever made.”

Catholic Charities certifies and equips families to provide care to children in need. We provide support and guidance through the whole journey.

What do Foster Parents do?

  • Protect, nurture, guide and provide unconditional love for the children in their care
  • Participate as part of the professional team that works to meet the foster child’s needs
  • Provide transportation for family visits and health appointments

What is the process to become a foster parent?

  • Applications and Background checks
  • Training and Certification
  • Meetings and Interviews
  • Approval and Licensing

What support does Catholic Charities offer?

  • Foster care education, training and certification
  • Case management
  • Therapeutic services
  • Respite care
  • 24 hour emergency access to agency staff
  • Monthly foster care support group
  • Foster care newsletter
  • Monthly foster care stipend
  • Foster family liability coverage

Learn more at an Information Night!

View a schedule of our upcoming information nights.

Questions? Contact Cheryl Garcia at 303-742-0828 or